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RATINGS: 831   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
We heap the hops into each batch of our Thunderhead IPA. A golden nectar with a striking floral aroma, Thunderhead holds a harmonious balance between its bold hop bitterness and subtle malt backbone.

2-Row Pale Barley, Munich 10L, Caramel, Carapils

Nugget, CTZ

OG: 16.7

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stantheman (816) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2012
From bottle at Hops in New West. A nice amber in color, perhaps a bit on the darker side. Bitter hops assault the nose and tongue, but hearty malts rush in to save the day! Yay! 3.7.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Pyramid Thunderhead IPA is a hazy, sparkling, deep golden ale with a smooth, dense, off white head that has excellent retention and lacing. It has a pine resin aroma with a touch of citrus peel. It has a very smooth and soft medium body with a dry finish that leaves the mouth a little gritty. The flavor is simple and well balanced with a smooth biscuity malt and a healthy piny bitterness. It has a long, bitter grapefruit peel finish. This is a nice, drinkable West Coast IPA that’s nice and bitter, but not super strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroSpud (1907) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Pours a light amber with a quickly receding head. Big hop aroma and bitterness but not much flavor to this one. It is not bad tasting just a bit on the bland side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (840) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2012
6-pack with Erica in Wildwood/Cape May. Pours a light whiskey color with minimal, light-colored lacing that quickly fades. Aroma and palate are both heavily floral and a touch earthy/caramel. Not that bitter. Sweet, malty finish. Better than I was expecting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2012
bottle. amber with small head. hoppy bitterness, but not much flavor, and what’s there is slightly off. very underwhelming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Chalky mouthfeel with a sidecar of bumbling floral notes. Tastes of green tea and vinegar. Not the most crafty IPA on the market. Pyramid needs to restructure this brew before I crane my neck back and drink it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (8940) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2012
Draft - Mild nose with fruity citrus hops. Clear gold with thick persistent head. Punch of bitterness and grapefruit hops. A long but entirely unpleasant finish. The mild nose masks the strength but a decent IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleph (231) - - AUG 23, 2012
Draught @ Pyramid, Berkeley. Golden pour with disappearing head, no lacing. Hoppy, piney, some florals, dry, slight bitterness, remarkable tastelessness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - AUG 20, 2012
A nice amber-orange body thin white head that had some retention but no lace. Aroma was a mix of caramel malts and some mild pine hops. Flavor was similar. Mostly two-dimensional. Finish was slightly dry and the carbonation seemed a bit elevated. Nothing really wowed me about this beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Pours a dark gold with a smallish head. I get pretty much no smell off this one, but I found the taste pleasantly hoppy.

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